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Welcome to ethanol page curated by InvestAid India team where you will find all relevant resources related to ethanol at one place! We have collected the ethanol production promotion policies of various States, licensing requirements, ethanol demand and supply and relevant notifications from Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India (MoPNG, GoI); Department of Food & Public Distribution (DFPD), Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Government of India; Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Government of India (MoEFCC, GoI); Department of Financial Services (DFS), Ministry of Finance, Government of India


Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India

National Policy on Biofuels, 2018 

(Original Notification) (Amendment Notification)

Roadmap for Ethanol Blending in India 2020-2025

NITI Aayog | MoPNG  

(Report) (PIB Press Release)

Result of EoI Tender dt. 27.08.2021 published by Oil Marketing Companies for shortlisting dedicated ethanol project proponents for long-term Offtake of ethanol 

(Original Tender Document: Cover Letter, EoI, Annexure I, II, III, IV, V, VI

(Corrigendum: Revised Ethanol Quota, Revised EoI, Revised Marking Scheme)

(Final Result dt. 01.11.2021)

Long-term Ethanol Procurement Policy 2019-2024 

(Policy Notification)

Decision of National Biofuel Co-ordination Committee

Permission of FCI Rice and Maize 


Pradhan Mantri Ji-Van Yojana, 2019 

(Scheme Notification)

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Department of Food & Public Distribution, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Government of India

Scheme for extending financial assistance to project proponents for enhancement of their ethanol distillation capacity or to set up distilleries for producing 1st Generation (1G) ethanol from feed stocks such as cereals (rice, wheat, barley, corn & sorghum), sugarcane, sugar beet etc.

Interest Subvention Scheme dt. 14.01.2021 


(Original Notification) (1st Extended Window Notification) (2nd Extended Window Notification)

(Finance Timeline Extension Notification)

Guidelines cum SOP for Financing of Ethanol


(SBI) (PNB) (CBI) (Canara Bank) (Punjab & Sind Bank)

National Single Window System (NSWS)

(Announcement) (Notification)

State-wise list of nodal officers of Bank for Ethanol Financing



Ethanol Financing Checklist


(Checklist) (Non-OMC-Offtake Financing by SBI) (Financing by IREDA)

Notification of new B2 Category for Grain based ethanol projects based on zero liquid discharge (ZLD)


(Scheme Notification) (Steps Taken)

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Important Ethanol related Resources 

List of licences/ clearance required for setting-up Ethanol Project

(Licence List

Ethanol Industry Promotion Policy of State Governments

(Bihar) (West Bengal) (Madhya Pradesh) (Assam) (Uttar Pradesh)


Ethanol in Bihar, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand

Report by ISMA

(Study Report)

Ethanol: Demand & Supply and Way Forward 

(ISMA Report)

Corn/ Maize to Ethanol Conversion: Restrospects and Prospects

Indian Council of Agricultural Research 


Parliamentary Standing Committee report on progress of Ethanol (2020-21)

Standing Committee on Petroleum & Natural Gas 



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